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ik sten duhd

  • v  extend in scope or range or area
    The law was extended to all citizens
  • v  stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
  • v  span an interval of distance, space or time
    The war extended over five years
  • v  make available; provide
  • v  thrust or extend out
  • v  reach outward in space
  • v  offer verbally
  • v  extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body
  • v  expand the influence of
    The King extended his rule to the Eastern part of the continent
  • v  lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer
    She extended her visit by another day
  • v  extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length
  • v  cause to move at full gallop
  • v  open or straighten out; unbend
  • v  use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity
    He really extended himself when he climbed Kilimanjaro
  • v  prolong the time allowed for payment of
  • v  continue or extend
    The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces
  • v  increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance
  • s  relatively long in duration; tediously protracted
    an extended discussion
  • a  fully extended or stretched forth
    an extended telescope
    his extended legs reached almost across the small room
    refused to accept the extended hand
  • s  drawn out or made longer spatially
    the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes
  • s  beyond the literal or primary sense
    `hot off the press' shows an extended sense of `hot'
  • s  large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity
    extended farm lands
    surgeons with extended experience

  • An extended interview with the king .
  • The Maoists gradually extended their influence over rural Nepal, and they are now able to attack anywhere, even carrying out assassinations and bombings inside Kathmandu.
  • Two weeks ago, she was there again with a few members of her extended family.
News & Articles


  • Bill Parcells in Seattle Times
    I am in good health and feel lucky to have been able to coach in the NFL for an extended period of time,Parcells said. "I leave the game and the NFL with nothing but good feelings and gratitude to all the players, coaches and other people...
  • Ben Bernanke in Newsweek
    The Fed last week reaffirmed its policy and noted that conditions "are likely to warrant exceptionally low levels of the federal funds rate for an extended period."
  • Bertrand Piccard in The Hindu
    The goal of the project is to have a solar-powered plane flying day and night without fuel,said team co-founder Bertrand Piccard, adding that this test flight "the third major step after its first 'flea hop' and an extended flight earlier...

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